Apply for an International Driver License for South Africa


Apply for driving license translation from English to Afrikaans now, and forget about the problems with renting and driving a car in an Afrikaans-speaking country.

A driving license has an absolutely different design and form depending on the country, its national language, and the region or state where it was issued. When travelling abroad you may find out that your domestic driving license fails to meet standards and is considered invalid. This would be an unpleasant surprise for you but you can avoid it by using to our services.

List of countries.

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English speaking countries.
American Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Botswana
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Caribbean Netherlands
Cayman Islands
Cook Islands
Curacao
Cyprus
Dominica
Ethiopia
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Gibraltar
Grenada
Guam
Guyana
Honduras
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
Montserrat
Namibia

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required. Also required for car hire.
  • International Driving License recommended as, in the event of an accident, some insurance companies will insist on seeing one. Additionally those licences which do not incorporate a photograph need to be accompanied by photographic proof of identity.
Driving tips for Namibia:
  • Namibia is a left-hand drive country.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, 120 km/h on highways and 60 km/h in residential areas.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • We recommend you to drive with dipped headlights all day long since the roads in Namibia are covered with dust.
  • The minimum rental age is 23.
  • Be careful driving on the gravel road.
  • If you see red and white road markings, that means you are not allowed to park here. If you want to park your car for a while, look for the yellow and white road markings.
Nauru
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Niue
Northern Mariana Islands
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine Autonomous
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Puerto Rico
Rwanda
Samoa
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Solomon Islands
Somaliland
South Africa

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Driving licences that do not incorporate a photograph must be accompanied by an International Driving License.
  • International Driving License recommended as, in the event of an accident, some insurance companies will insist on seeing one.
Driving tips for South Africa:
  • Driving in South Africa is on the left side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit in urban areas is 60 km/h, 100 km/h in rural areas and 120 km/h on highways.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • The third-party insurance is mandatory.
  • Child-restraints are mandatory.
  • Keep in mind that you should give way to the first car that arrives at the junction.
South Sudan
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tokelau Islands
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
U.S. Virgin Islands
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vanuatu
Zambia
Zimbabwe

We provide you with driver license translation (DLT) services from English to 29 languages including Afrikaans:

  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • German

With the DLT you will overcome any language barriers and will be able to easily drive worldwide. It doesn’t matter what foreign country you are going to visit, as you can rent a car all around the world with the International Driver Document (IDD). If you are stopped while driving, show both your International Driving License (IDL) and your domestic driving license. You will also have a translation book and can show it if needed.

You need to fill out a simple application form and apply online if you want to get the International Driving Permit (IDP). We need only to obtain some personal information: your domestic driving license ID, your personal info, your address and a photo of you.

We have a nice price, so traveling in comfort without problems with renting or taking a car will not cost you a fortune.

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